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OVERBOARD

On her way home from an all-night surveillance job, V.I. Warshawski’s dogs lead her on a mad chase that ends when they discover a badly injured teen hiding in the rocks along Lake Michigan.

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ENDS OF JUSTICE

This collection includes an essay, a poem, and two short stories by acclaimed author Sara Paretsky.

All proceeds will be donated to organizations supporting reproductive health care.

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SHELL GAME

When her oldest friend’s nephew is framed for the murder of a man found dead in a forest near Chicago and her own niece has vanished without a trace, V.I. Warshawski has to play by someone else’s rules.

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BRUSH BACK

V.I. Warshawski thought she was in love with Frank Guzzo when he was a high school baseball star, but she’s long forgotten him until the day he comes into her office, wanting help with his mother.

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DEAD LAND

Chicago is the city of broad shoulders, but V.I. Warshawski knows its politics: “Pay to Play.” Money changes hands in the middle of the night; by morning, buildings and parks have been replaced by billion-dollar projects.

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Life After Dobbs

June 30, 2022

Spared the flames
I returned to Domremy
Minded my brothers’ children and their sheep

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Life After Dobbs: Sara Paretsky

UPCOMING EVENTS

April 16, 2024 | 6:00 pm

Pay Dirt Launch

Sara introduces her new novel, Pay Dirt, in a conversation with Donna Seaman at the American Writers Museum, Chicago. For those who can’t make it in person, there’s a virtual option! […]

April 17, 2024 | 7:00 pm

Pay Dirt Book Tour, Lawrence, KS

Sara returns to her home town to talk about her new novel, Pay Dirt, in the auditorium of the Lawrence Public Library in Lawrence, KS. This event is co-sponsored by […]

April 20, 2024 | 4:00 pm

Pay Dirt Book Tour, Minneapolis, MN

Come meet Sara and hear about her newest novel, Pay Dirt, at Once Upon a Crime. Book signing to follow.

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Pay Dirt is a prequel to the adventures of Cady Perec. Cady is a social studies teacher in Lawrence, Kansas, who plays a big role in Pay Dirt. She also appeared […]

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